Open Water Swimming

Sunday swimming restarted on 12th May 2024. The temperature is currently 14-15C (17/6/24). Booking is available now for Sunday swims,  Thursday night general swims and ROWPSC PAYG places. Keep on eye on social media as well for ongoing alerts.

We offer a regular Sunday morning swim session, training and racing for triathletes and "relax and swim" sessions on a Thursday night from 27/6 onwards. Following a really successful introductory year, we will be running the Rutland Open Water Performance Swim Club (ROWPSC) again this year on a Tuesday night from May to August. Full Membership is now fully booked but there are some PAYG Places available weekly.

We partner with RocketScience Sports UK to supply breaststroke-friendly full neoprene wetsuits  - see below!

Dambuster Swim Preparation

Rutland Water, Whitwell

Dambuster Swim Preparation

This Friday night (21/6) 6:00 - 7:30pm, with swim time 6:30 - 7:30pm. A chance for those competing in a Dambuster race on Sunday to swim the course and prepare for transition, if you missed out on booking before Dambuster registration closed.

From £15 per person

Rutland Open Water Performance Swim Club

Rutland Water, Whitwell

Rutland Open Water Performance Swim Club

A Tuesday evening Performance Club of 12 sessions from 21st May to 13th August for triathletes and sportif swimmers run by Mary & Darren. Bringing varied pool training sessions to Open Water with a great club atmosphere.

£16 PAYG available for cancellations

 

Sunday Swim for Sport & Recreation

Rutland Water, Whitwell (Harbour Bay Cafe)

Sunday Swim for Sport & Recreation

An early Sunday morning swim (8am - 10am window) at our beautiful new Whitwell venue from the Harbour Bay Cafe. Various courses offering something to suit both sports and reacreational swimmers from 8 years of age.

From 12 May to 15th September (weather permitting). Note: no sessions on 23 June, 4 August or 8th September due to Pacesetter Events.

£5 - £8 per person

Thursday evening Swim for Sport & Recreation

Rutland Water, Whitwell

Thursday evening Swim for Sport & Recreation

A 1.5hr evening swim on Thursday nights 6-7:30pm starting on 27th June with a slightly shorter evening course from Rutland Watersports (not Harbour Cafe). Open to all swimmers from age 8+ (with adult).

Swims run through to September (temperature dependent). Note, they will be no session on 18th July (as it's the Pacesetter Tower Swim).

£6 (adults) £5 (Children)

Young Swimmer Coaching

Rutland Water, Whitwell

Young Swimmer Coaching

A 1hr small group coached session on Thursday 20th June 6:30 - 7:30pm, for juniors aged 8-15 years. Swimmers are grouped by experience and ability to make sure that everyone has fun and learns about safe open water swimming or racing.

£14 per person

Wetsuit Hire & Sale

Rutland Water, Whitwell

Wetsuit Hire & Sale

We partner with Rocket Science Sports UK to both hire and sell the amazingly good value ONE Series Wetsuits. These are "Breastroke Friendly" full neoprene suits with Comfort Fit & T-Shirt Neck. Men's, Women's and Youth's available. A great entry level suit for both Swimming and Triathlon.

From £5 hire & £160 sale

 

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